John Wayne, born Marion Robert Morrison in 1907, came from a poor American family, which originated in
John Wayne was considered as a real cultural icon in
This status as an American icon was officially recognized by the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the United States government, in 1979. He indeed received the award the Congressional Gold Medal which is the highest award given by the United States Congress. It is given to any individual performing a service for the national interest, security and prosperity.
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